Contributor biographical information for Introduction to plasma physics : with space, laboratory and astrophysical applications / Donald A. Gurnett (University of Iowa) and Amitava Bhattacharjee (Princeton University, New Jersey) .


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Donald A. Gurnett is a pioneer in the study of waves in space plasmas, and has been active in teaching plasma physics and conducting experimental space physics research for over fifty years._He is currently the James A. Van Allen/R. J. Carver Professor of Physics at the University of Iowa and has received numerous awards for both his teaching and research. In 1994 he received the Iowa Board of Regents Award for Faculty Excellence, and in 1998 was elected a member of the National Academy of Sciences.


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Plasma (Ionized gases)
Space plasmas.